[AusNOG] Amazon Prime subscription scam

Chris Legg chris+ausnog at legg.net.au
Mon Dec 6 19:02:58 AEDT 2021

I thank them for renewing it for me and offer to tip them for their 
helpful service. When you become very insistent that they should give 
you their bank details to facilitate this it can get interesting!


On 6/12/2021 11:38 am, Kai wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Just received a call which displayed as 0425 354 906, went straight to 
> an automated female voice with Australian accet saying that my Amazon 
> Prime subscription (which I don't have) for $99.99 will be auto 
> renewed and press 1 to speak to an Accounts representative if I do not 
> wish for this to happen.
> I don't have an Amazon prime account and didn't press 1, although I 
> was tempted to, just to hear how far they tried to go to obtain my 
> bank or other personal details.
> FYI in case any of your customer (or your family) may have a similar 
> call. Enough people must still think these are legit or the scammers 
> wouldn't keep trying.
> I also got another "your package will arrive" SMS scam about an hour ago.
> Cheers
> Kai
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